Promotions for Authors
Before you email us:
When you email us, include:
Promotion you're interested in
Use the "Email Us" link above to email us these details. For help, email email@example.com
Authors! This is StoryFinds.com's comprehensive list of the different promotions we offer. If you'd like to see how the site works, create a User Account, and then create an Author Page. Then, add your books! It's all free, and you can submit as many books as you want to Our Library.
Authors - Don't have a website?
Why pay for the monthly costs of a website when you can showcase your Author Information including your newsletter sign-up form, all your social media links (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus & Goodreads links) and all your ebooks with distribution channels for Kindle, Kobo, Nook, iBookstore & Audible for FREE. Yes FREE. Your links remain permanent on our site which means you can always showcase them to your FANS.
Interesting StoryFinds Facts:
- We have over 24,000 Facebook likes, over 4,550 Twitter Followers, 541 Pinterest followers (1,400 average daily impressions), 894 followers on Google Plus
- Averaging over 900 new visitors to our website daily and 52% return to our site daily.
- Readers are on our website for over 3 minutes, 45% of our audience is women and YES 54% are MEN, 33% of our audience is between the ages of 25-34, 27% are aged 18-24 and within the last four months we’ve gained a 15% increase in tablet users.
- Our Reader Newsletter goes out on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday and we have over 7,000 subscribers.
- We also have an Author Newsletter which highlights industry tips and promotions and goes out to over 3,435 author clients. Three-quarters of our clients rebook.
Special Discounted Packages for Publishers:
Are you a publisher, literary agent, or publicist? Discounted pricing for our promotions when booking in bulk for your clients. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a Publisher's Package.
StoryFinds has teamed up with CoS Production for a Book Trailer Creation Contest:
Enter to win the creation of a book trailer to highlight your eBook. Contest value $900 US
Click Contest link for details. $25 entry fee
Get up close & personal - Book a StoryFinds Author Interview on Blab
30 minute interview for $50
Let us showcase you personally.
A Q&A style interview or read excerpts from your book
We will add your blab interview to your StoryFinds Author page, showcase you on all of our social media sites, send out an invite so you can have fans/readers join us on Blab and send you an embedded link once the interview is completed.
Let's Blab for 2016 to showcase your talent!
Monthly Author Contest:
For the month of February we're going to create an Australian Author Contest - we will promote this feature daily, highlight with direct link in our Reader newsletter and all you need to do is provide the book listed in the contest to the lucky winner (only one winner will be picked). Participate for: $25 per eBook.
If an author would like to feature between 2-5 books price is $40 for the month. StoryFinds will provide the $50 gift card to the winner.
For the month of March we want to highlight Southern Authors.
Email Dani at email@example.com to add your book to our month long contest!
Top Banner Special
Book a Top Banner Advertisement & Get a Bottom Banner for FREE
Our Top Banner Advertisement scrolls through to all pages and it's a great place to showcase a new release, a contest or your author newsletter. Now, when you book a Top Banner Placement You Get a Second Placement on our Bottom Banner for FREE. We can link to any book distribution site for your book, your newsletter page or your website.
Author Spotlight ($60) - 2 day promotion
Saturday Author Spotlight ($50)
The Author Spotlight means your book is the EXCLUSIVE book on our homepage. Your book is also the first thing readers see when they open the newsletter. That’s over 6,750 subscribers seeing your book FIRST! And we don’t just promote your book once to our social media sites, we do it multiple times during the run. We book two-day Author Spotlights for Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday. Our one-day Author Spotlight is on Saturday.
- Book excerpt - we shout that out to all of our social media sites too
- Got a book trailer? - oh yeah we love to show these all over Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest
- Won an award? – let us brag about it for you
- You the author – smile for social media. We like to show the person behind the book.
- That’s up to 5 social media plugs a day
For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Author & 1st Chapter Spotlight Add-on:
When you book an Author or 1st Chapter Spotlight, we'll give you two days to blog on our Insight Blog. Talk about your new book, your series, or something you're working on for the future for FREE. We will showcase up to four of your book covers in our blog and provide direct links to your website. We will also provide a DIRECT link in our NEWSLETTER and promote your blog to all of our SOCIAL MEDIA sites.
1st Chapter Spotlight ($50) - 2 day promotion
Saturdays ($40 one-day promotion)
Readers love this page. The average user stays on this page for 3.5 minutes. They are googling the word 1st Chapter and guess where it brings them – to us! This is a unique feature on our site. Readers want to read your first chapter and we scream out your promotion exactly like we do for our Author Spotlight – with up to 5 social media plugs each day.
Your book is on the only feature on this page, along with your author information, and an excerpt from your book. We book two-day 1st Chapter Spotlights for Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday. Our one-day 1st Chapter Spotlight is on Saturday.
Option 1: Theme Week (One day promotion $30/per book)
Option 2: Theme Week (Two day promotion $40)
A great new option for our authors! Choose to feature the same book twice or show off a second title within the same genre.
We showcase up to 5 books daily in our theme week feature. Each theme week starts on a Sunday, highlights your book cover and a 1,500 word excerpt. We will also post your book information to our Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest feeds. Each Theme week feature is $30 and has a run-time of 24-hours.
Calendar for Themed Week
- February 7 – A Zombie Take-Over
- February 14 – Second Chance Romances
- February 21 – Fantasy Series & Trilogies
- February 28 – Historical Romance
- March 6 - Gadgets & Gears (Steampunk)
- March 13 - Got a Clue? (Mystery Reads)
- March 20 - Reads To Engage Your Mind
- March 27 - Love on the Range
- April 3 - Reads You Wish Were Made Into Netflix Show
- April 10 - Chick-Lit Reads
- April 17 - Books Perfect for Boys
- April 24 - Books Perfect for Girls
- May 1 - Books that Highlight Animals or Pets
For more details or to make a SUGGESTION for a theme week email email@example.com
Theme Week Add-On
Theme Week Ebook Contest ($15) weekly price
We promote this feature daily!
Entice readers with a chance to win a copy of your ebook. Authors have the choice of adding the book they are featuring in our Theme Week, or choosing a different book. As this is a special Daily Feature, this promotion is not a stand-alone. You must book a theme week spotlight first.
Theme Week Cover Contest ($20)
Our Book Cover Poll is on the top right side of every page which makes it easier for Readers to vote for your book!
An add-on to the Themed Week promotion—add your cover to the weekly "choose the best cover" contest page for a chance to win a FREE Daily Special and a 2-day blog on our Insight Blog (value $35).
We promote this feature all week and it's included in our newsletter. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info!
Total Theme Week Package with Option 1: $65
Total Theme Week Package with Option 2: $75
Daily Specials - Buy One Get a Second Day for $5
Have a book going on sale or priced under $1? Book our Daily Special for $20 for a 24-hr promotion
and purchase a SECOND day for just $5.
Email Dani Sacrey at email@example.com to book your special.